Huntington Ingalls Industries SCM Procurement Manager III in Aiken, South Carolina

SCM Procurement Manager IIIAiken, SC

Posted: 12/13/2018

Category: Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Minimum Experience: 10

Job Description

The SCM Procurement Manager will manage all activities and teams of procurement professionals responsible for planning, strategy development and implementation of commodity specific plans for the acquisition of all site commercial product needs for electrical, instrumentation, HVAC, office janitorial equipment and supplies, photographic/printing and mechanical equipment and supplies Assure all said activities comply with DOE requirements and company policy while maximizing customer satisfaction and cost effectiveness. Promote commercialization, develop and implement innovative changes to increase cost effectiveness and efficiency. Identify and implement strategies to improve company's working relationships with suppliers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage all activities with development of strategy, solicitation, negotiation, award and administration of strategic agreements (for all assigned commodities), which are critical to meeting company's site initiatives.

  • Responsible for the administration of personnel policies and career development for (15) exempt purchasing professionals and (2) nonexempt employee. Perform coaching, counseling, one-on-one and team training sessions using situational leadership techniques to enhance employee performance and career development.

  • Personally audit, evaluate and/or approve procurement actions of all procurement professionals up to $500k to ensure that all material, quality, cost and delivery requirements are met while complying with DOE requirements and company policy. Review, modify and approve all actions greater than $500k to ensure that all regulatory, quality, commercial and legal issues have been sufficiently addressed prior to submittal to upper management and DOE as necessary, for review.

  • Manage group budget expenditures of site resources of personnel, equipment and supplies in a cost effective manner to meet group goals in support of site schedules. This requires continuous direction and monitoring of resources to support important site missions.

  • Work with suppliers to maximize partnering concept while meeting site goals and maximizing cost effectiveness. Represent the company to supplier personnel at the highest level and resolve contractual disputes using judgment in executing responsibility as legal steward of tax payer monies and function as an external ambassador.

  • Handle special administrative and staff assignments to assist the division in meeting AOP and fee goals. Continuously "sell" the benefits of advance planning with field customer and early buyer involvement with customers and suppliers. Foster increased buyer/customer relationships, resulting in increased customer satisfaction

  • Motivate group personnel to accomplish goals of team charter and individual performance goals. Assess exempt and nonexempt work performance.

  • Promote streamlining and continue training of all personnel in commercial techniques to stay on the cutting edge of "best practices" in Material Acquisitions.

  • Represent management regarding supplier complaints, addressing all issues in a fair and equitable manner, negotiating resolution where necessary.

  • Develop, implement, and manage new and innovative procurement approaches that reflect the "best in class" practices and commercial ways of doing business and that will yield considerable cost savings for the Dept., Div. and the Site.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical/business field and minimum of ten (10) years related procurement experience.

  • National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) or National Contracts Management (NCMA) membership. The associated certification CPM or CPCM is desirable.

  • Excellent skills in dealing with people, leading teams and problem solving.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Sedentary Work):

Sedentary Work Category – The employee exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to touch or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

HII is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Disabled/Veterans are Welcome.